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The '''American Museum of Natural History''' (abbreviated as '''AMNH'''), located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, New York City, is one of the largest museums in the world. Located in park-like grounds across the street from Central Park, the museum complex comprises 27 interconnected buildings housing 45 permanent exhibition halls, in addition to a planetarium and a library. The museum collections contain over 32 million specimens of plants, humans, animals, fossils, minerals, rocks, meteorites, and human cultural artifacts, of which only a small fraction can be displayed at any given time, and occupies . The museum has a full-time scientific staff of 225, sponsors over 120 special field expeditions each year, and averages about five million visits annually. The mission statement of the American Museum of Natural History is: "To discover, interpret, and disseminate—through scientific research and...
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Natural history 126
American Museum of Natural History 112
Natural history museums 77
Science 41
Natuurlijke historie 14
Anthropology 13
Sciences 13
Sciences naturelles 13
Anthropology -- Societies, etc 11
Nature study 9
Indians of North America 8
Fishes 6
Wood 6
bub_upload 6
Birds 5
Trees 5
Animals 4
Paleontology 4
What -- Landsat 4
Brain 3
Hygiene 3
Mammals 3
Vertebrates, Fossil 3
Where -- Madagascar 3
Allen, J. A. (Joel Asaph), 1838-1921 2
Beetles 2
Catalogs and collections 2
Eskimos 2
Ethnology 2
Horses 2
Indians of South America 2
Indiens 2
Mollusks 2
Museums 2
Naturalists 2
Scientific expeditions 2
Squids 2
Stokes, Frank Wilbert, 1858-1955 2
Sulphur (Ship) 2
What -- Earth 2
Where -- California 2
Where -- New York 2
Zoology 2
American Museum of Natural History. Dept. of Education 1
American Museum of Natural History. Mexican and Central American hall 1
American Museum of Natural History. Vernay-Faunthorpe Hall of South Asiatic Mammals 1
Anthropologie 1
Anthropometry 1
Basket-Maker Indians 1
Bibliography 1
Biobibliography 1
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942 1
Choate, Joseph Hodges, 1832-1917 1
Civilization 1
Coloring books 1
Dinosaurs 1
Diorama 1
Ethnological expeditions 1
Excavations (Archaeology) 1
Exhibitions 1
Fishes -- Bibliography 1
Geology 1
Guidebooks 1
Horses, Fossil 1
Hydrophilidae 1
Incas 1
Indian art 1
Indian baskets -- North America 1
Indian goldwork 1
Indians of Central America 1
Indians of Mexico 1
Indians of North America -- California 1
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New 1
Invertebrates 1
Jesup North Pacific Expedition 1
Jesup North Pacific Expedition (1897-1902) 1
Loligo pealii 1
Lucas, Frederic A. (Frederic Augustus), 1852-1929 1
Mammals -- North America 1
Mollusks -- Anatomy 1
Motion pictures 1
Motion pictures in education 1
Museo Oro del Perú 1
Museum trustees 1
Musical instruments, Primitive 1
Natural History 1
Natural history museum curators 1
New Jersey -- Antiquities 1
New York State Roosevelt Memorial 1
Ntlakyapamuk (Indiens) 1
Ntlakyapamuk Indians 1
Oceanography 1
Reptiles, Fossil 1
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 1
Salisha Indians 1
Salishan Indians 1
Science projects 1
Tiger beetles 1
Tissue respiration 1
Trees -- United States 1
Water beetles 1
What -- Constellation 1
What -- FUSE 1
What -- Hubble Space Telescope (HST) 1
What -- Landsat 7 1
What -- Orion 1
What -- Polar BEAR 1
What -- Shuttle Radar Topography Mission 1
What -- Space Shuttle Endeavour 1
What -- Space Shuttle Orbiter 1
What -- Terra 1
Where -- Chicago 1
Where -- Colorado 1
Where -- Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) 1
Where -- Guinea 1
Where -- Indian Ocean 1
Where -- Montana 1
Where -- Papua New Guinea 1
Where -- Taiwan 1
Zoology -- Arctic regions 1
Zoology -- North America 1
cbk 1
fossils 1
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